Awesome Oatmeal Cookies

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Serving: 36

Make whole grains, like oats, the base of your holiday season treats like the Awesome Oatmeal Cookie recipe from Quaker Oats. Why oats? 100% whole grain and rich in fiber, protein and nutrients such as iron, oats are a win for heart health and satiety. Featured in the Living Well Eating Smart newsletter issue #68 (November 17th, 2016 to January 11th, 2017).

Recipe provided by Quaker®. For more whole grain inspirations visit their website.

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1. Wash hands with soap and water.

2. Preheat oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit.

3. In a large bowl, beat brown sugar, egg, oil, applesauce and vanilla until combined with an electric mixer on medium speed.

4. Combine flour, baking soda and salt in a separate bowl and add to wet ingredients; beat on low speed just until blended.

5. Stir in oats and mix-ins.

6. Drop dough by level tablespoonfuls about 2 inches apart onto parchment paper-lined cookie sheets.

7. Bake 9 to 10 minutes, or until light brown. (Do not overbake. Centers will appear soft.)

8. Cool 1 to 2 minutes on cookie sheets; transfer to wire racks. Cool completely. Store tightly covered.

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Nutrition Facts

Nutrition Facts Per Cookie*:
Calories 64
Total Fat 3 g
Saturated Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 5 mg
Sodium 70 mg
Carbohydrates 9 g
Fiber 1 g
Protein 1 g
*Analysis conducted including 3/4 cup raisins in recipe.